Understanding Our Time

Understanding Our Time Immediately below is the first paragraph of a long article [ “Introduction to a Spiritual Social Science” http://ipwebdev.com/hermit/introductionsss.html ], written almost ten years ago on my efforts to develop a “social science”, on the basis of Goethean scientific principles: “Three decades ago, around 1984, I wrote my first attempt to express the …

the Meditating Scholar, and the Second Becoming of Christ in the Realm of Living Thought

the meditating scholar and the Second Becoming of Christ, in the Realm of Living Thought ~>-{[by Joel Allan Wendt]}-<~ Based upon my own spiritual research, as inspired by: Christ Jesus, the Holy Mother–Earth Mother, the Burning Bush, … … And … as inspired by these writers of a few of the New Gospels of the …

“The Meditating Scholar” part seven

We … are the Earth, … whether Scorpion or Rose, Wall flower or High Flier. I wrote a book about the power of “naming”: “The Father at Rest – magical and mystical dark-matter physics in the Age of Technological Chaos.” We are not just the Earth, in a general sense, we are also an Organ …

Occam’s Razor

Occam’s razor “the principle (attributed to William of Occam) that in explaining a thing no more assumptions should be made than are necessary. The principle is often invoked to defend reductionism or nominalism.” Google Aka: the simplest explanation is often the best explanation Suppose that the simplest explanation, for this Covid kind of illness process, …

“The Meditating Scholar” part six … Merry Christmas

“The Meditating Scholar” part six … Merry Christmas Wild Magic A lot of the previous “parts” were to provide context. At this juncture it is necessary to consider the idea of personal Rites. It would be useful to the reader to make a list of the natural ritual of their day. Much of what we …

“The Meditating Scholar” – part five

“The Meditating Scholar” – part five Law and Spirits (aka: politricks) in the Light of the Moon Rudolf Steiner offered an idea as regards human social life, in the sense of its potential ideal nature. It was called: “The Threefold Social Order” (or Organism). The three spheres are: Cultural Life, Political-Legal Life, and Economic Life. …

“The Meditating Scholar” part four.

“The Meditating Scholar” part four. The Mystery of “Climate Change”, and the Earth Mother’s Role. When I was an adolescent I had a strong relationship with the Christ, as explained to me first by the Lutheran Church, and then later by Congregationalists. In my early twenties I explored Seminary. Their academic way of looking at …

“The Meditating Scholar” – part three.

“The Meditating Scholar” – part three. I wrote a book: “The Mystery of Evil in the Light of the Sermon on the Mount”. http://ipwebdev.com/hermit/mysteryofevil.html In the sense of “ideas”, there is a type of idea I call the necessary pair. The idea of Good has no meaning without its partner: Evil. Up needs down. Positive …

“The Meditating Scholar” part two

“The Meditating Scholar” part two Some years ago I wrote an article on “A Theory of Knowledge Implicit in Goethe’s World Conception”, where a main aspect was a look at the contents pages of Steiner’s GA-2, GA-3, and GA-4, which three books are in effect a gospel of the science of knowing. http://ipwebdev.com/hermit/lrsew.html Owen Barfield …

“The Meditating Scholar” … part one

“The Meditating Scholar” … part one Introduction, as it were: A important question is what is my relationship with the MysTech folk? A superficial reader of my comments on Facebook, might fancy I am against that work. This prejudice is not true. I even wrote an article that called the MysTech work the cutting edge …